When people can’t put on weight by just eating, some turn to supplements in the form of protein shakes or weight gainer powders. In this article I will discuss which method is better when trying to gain weight and if there is actually any merit in buying ‘weight gaining supplements’.
Ultimately, supplements such as protein and weight gaining powders were initially designed to ‘supplement’ your diet, not to totally replace food sources. But with the current hype of buying supplements in the fitness industry, some people’s daily calories are made up from mostly from supplements. So, lets take a look at a local stores weight gainer, what it contains, the price you pay and whether it is more beneficial than food/drinks.
Weight Gainer (Holland & Barrett Brand)
Cost: £1.88 per serving
Nutritional Value (per serving):